NBC scored a narrow win in Monday ratings, posting a 1.2 in viewers 18-49, per the Nielsen overnights, and a 5 share. That topped ABC’s 1.1/4. President Donald Trump’s speech was aired on ABC, CBS, Fox and NBC from 9 to 9:30.
American Ninja Warrior grew 8% to 1.4 on NBC. Midnight, Texas did a 0.6 at 10:30, down a tenth of a point from last week.
NBC also took top Trump honors. It had a 1.4 from 9 to 9:30, while ABC did a 1.2, CBS a 0.7 and Fox a 0.6.
On ABC, Bachelor in Paradise rated a 1.4, down 13%. A black-ish repeat closed out ABC’s prime offerings.
Telemundo rated a 0.8/3, with strong showings from Sin Senos Sí Hay Paraíso 2 and El Señor de los Cielos.
Fox was at 0.7/3. So You Think You Can Dance scored a flat 0.7.
CBS did a 0.6/2. Repeated comedies aired before and after the president, and CBSN: On Assignment did a level 0.4.
Univision scored a 0.5/2.
The CW did a 0.2/1 with repeats of Supergirl and Hooten & the Lady.
Michael Malone, senior content producer at B+C/Multichannel News, covers network programming, including entertainment, news and sports on broadcast, cable and streaming; and local broadcast television. He hosts the podcasts Busted Pilot, about what’s new in television, and Series Business, a chat with the creator of a new program, and writes the column “The Watchman.” He joined B+C in 2005. His journalism has also appeared in The New York Times, The Philadelphia Inquirer, Playboy and New York magazine.
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